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Fear & Greed Index beta

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 68 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 71 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 72 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 18 (Extreme Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 49 (Neutral)
Last updated Dec 2 at 2:59pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 9.59 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This is close to the strongest performance for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are rotating into stocks from the relative safety of bonds.

Last changed Nov 8 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Extreme Greed

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.15 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is down sharply from recent levels and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Nov 18 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 
Market Momentum
Greed

The S&P 500 is 1.94% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and indicates greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Nov 30 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:59pm

 
Put and Call Options
Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 34.15% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Dec 1 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 14.18. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Nov 4 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Neutral

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows but is in the middle of its two-year range and is neutral.

Last changed Nov 30 from a Fear rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Fear

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 6.37% more of each day's volume has traded in advancing issues than in declining issues. This indicates that market breadth is improving, though the McClellan Oscillator is still towards the lower end of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Nov 18 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Dec 2 at 2:58pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

 
How the Index works
CNN's Fear & Greed Index tracks seven indicators of investor sentiment.
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